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Barclays launches iPad app for institutional clients

22 April 2014  |  2093 views  |  0 Source: Barclays

Barclays today announced the launch of its Barclays Live app for iPad devices, which provides Barclays' institutional clients with access to the firm's research, data and analytics in a personalized manner. The app is available on the App Store.

"Clients are looking for the content that is most relevant to their investment decisions," said Larry Kantor, Head of Research. "Barclays Live for iPad allows clients to access the content they want, when they want it, by delivering market intelligence that is tailored to their specific needs."

The app complements the wealth of information and resources already available to clients through Barclays Live, the number one-ranked client website that delivers Barclays' research, indices, analytical tools, reporting and electronic trading via BARX. The app is seamlessly integrated with clients' existing Barclays Live profile.

"The quality of mobile apps in the consumer space has raised the bar for enterprise apps," said Valerie Monchi, Head of Research Operations. "Barclays Live for iPad re-invents the way clients access content. The app's unique look and feel, and customization options, will help clients to cut through the information deluge."

Key features of the app include:

Interactive tiles that allow clients to organize a dashboard of content based on the asset classes, securities, currencies and analysts that are of interest to them
A Watchlist that allows clients to "watch" content without subscribing to it
A Workbook that allows clients to save their favorite content for easy access in the future
Seamless synchronization with Barclays Live on the desktop, where clients can view their tiles on the Watchlist and access their folders in the Workbook
Annotating and storing content for offline access
"Live" content, including real-time FX prices from BARX
Financial forecasts from Barclays' fundamental analysts on more than 2,500 companies under coverage
Access to market data across rates, securitized products, credit and Barclays' indices, as well as popular analytic tools from Barclays Live, including CHART, Credit Center and TRENDS
Ability to receive messages from Barclays' analysts and sales teams and create daily summary emails with desired content.
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. Barclays' purpose is to help people achieve their ambitions - in the right way. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs approximately 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. For further information about Barclays, please visit our website www.barclays.com.

iPad is a trademark of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. 

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